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date: 15 June 2024

Cultural Materialism 

A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Ian Buchanan

Welsh Marxist literary critic Raymond *Williams used this term in the 1960s to describe how his own work combined criticism of specific cultural texts with the material facts of history. In the 1980s, it was widely taken up as the name for any kind of literary or cultural research concerned with the relation between history and text. The main names we associate with this particular trend are ... ...

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